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The Lightning Claw of the God-Emperor

by | Nov 8, 2017 | Uncategorized | 0 comments

In the wake of the latest mass-shooting tragedy in Texas, the God-Emperor was forced to deal with a spectacularly stupid question from one of the, uh, “reporters” in the audience at a press conference in Seoul:


Donald Trump said Tuesday in South Korea that a Texas mass-shooter would have claimed ‘hundreds’ of additional lives on Sunday if an armed citizen hadn’t intervened.

Trump defended Stephen Willeford, a heroic Texan who chased down Devin Patrick Kelley and shot him as he attempted to flee after killing 26 people at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas


The president faced a question about gun control from a reporter who demanded to know if he would consider applying his tough-on-immigration ‘extreme vetting’ policy to gun purchasers. 


‘If you did what you’re suggesting, there would have been no difference three days ago,’ Trump replied. 


‘And you might not have had that very brave person who happened to have a gun or a rifle in his truck go out and shoot him and hit him and neutralize him.’


‘And I can only say this,’ Trump added: ‘If he didn’t have a gun, instead of having 26 dead, you would have had hundreds more dead.’


Kelley bought his Ruger AR-15 rifle after passing a background check, despite having been court-martialled for domestic violence in 2012 – the result of which was a ban on ownership of firearms.


The U.S. Air Force said Monday that it was investigating its own failure to enter information about the court martial into a national database.


The president was visibly annoyed on Tuesday at having to face a gun control question for the second straight day as he traveled in Asia.


On Monday he told reporters in Tokyo that Sunday’s deadly mass-shooting in Texas was the product of mental illness.


A day later in Seoul, South Korea, the White House press corps hadn’t had enough, with an NBC reporter asking him if he would implement ‘extreme vetting’ for Americans trying to buy guns.


‘Trying to what?’ Trump asked, surprised that he wasn’t asked a foreign policy question.


‘Buy a gun,’ the reporter repeated.


‘We could let a little time go by,’ Trump said, referring to the still-grieving Texas community.


‘But it’s okay if you feel that that’s an appropriate question, even though we’re in the heart of South Korea.’


When Donaldus Triumphus was running for President as first a Republican Party candidate, and then as the nominee, many of us- myself included, by the way- had serious reservations about whether Trump-Muad’dib was any kind of conservative on any issue.

When it comes to gun rights, at least, he appears to be even more of a hardliner on the subject than his legendary predecessor, Ronald Reagan.

(Speaking of the Gipper- I’m told that there is an old joke among Texans and Midwesterners that goes something like, “I’ll visit Mt. Rushmore when they finally put Reagan on it”. I have to say, I’m quite partial to that point of view.)

It was, after all, President BAMF who championed the Brady Act, which was one of the single greatest violations of both the Second and Tenth Amendments ever enacted by Congress.

By that measure, at least thus far, President Trump has proven to be even more conservative than his illustrious predecessor.

That is, in itself, really quite remarkable. The God-Emperor got a lot of stick from conservatives and right-wingers (again, like me) who thought that he was basically just a big-mouthed New York City liberal reality TV show personality adopting a mask of populist conservatism in order to pull off some kind of giant con job.

On balance, so far the evidence has shown that we who doubted him were spectacularly wrong.

The God-Emperor has done more to advance the cause of patriotic nationalism than any President since Reagan himself. As Supreme Dark Lord Vox Day (PBUH) has argued, one can even make the case that he has already been more effective in advancing the cause of nationalism than any President in American history- and as Vox Day also argued in that same video, Donald Trump is certainly a deeply flawed man, but he has clearly done more to advance the cause of the American people than anyone else in living memory.

Turning to the issue of gun control, and the monumentally dumb question that was asked of the God-Emperor by that reporter, the simple fact is that President Trump was right.

Every last bit of evidence that we have from that horrible church shooting so far tells us that the shooter was a mentally ill militant atheist who was dishonourably discharged from the Air Force, beat his wife and stepson, and would undoubtedly have continued shooting and killing innocent people in that church had it not been for the bravery of two men who took it upon themselves to run towards, not away from, the gunfire.

The Las Vegas massacre, which happened perhaps less than a month before this latest mass shooting, is now going to be trotted out as the standard Leftist counterargument about how gun control is necessary and vitally important in order to stop these mass shootings. Leftists scoff at the notion that armed patriots with the will and the courage to stand up and fight can possibly make a difference.

The problem with this worm-tongued argument is that Stephen Paddock was firing from something like 300 feet away from the crowd, from a significant elevation.

It simply does not matter how good a shot you are with a pistol. The likelihood of anyone hitting a concealed shooter from 300 feet away, in an elevated position, firing into the wind, is pretty much the next closest real number to zero.

Gun control would not have stopped this massacre, no matter what the idiots of the Twitterati might like to believe.

What stopped a truly awful crime from being far, far worse- what stopped it from turning into a horrifying mirror image of that jaw-dropping church fight scene in Kingsman– was the presence of brave men willing to do the right thing, regardless of their personal safety.

Pray for the lives lost, for the souls sent to the Almighty before their time. Pray for the presence of more decent men like Stephen Willeford who just want to go to church, to worship in the presence of the Almighty as they see fit, and when called upon by terrible circumstance, do the right thing.

And pray, above all, for the courage to resist any and all attempts to disarm the American people, to turn them into compliant sheep, and to deny them their God-given right to life, and to defend life.

When the Cambrian measures were forming, They promised perpetual peace.
They swore, if we gave them our weapons, that the wars of the tribes would cease.
But when we disarmed They sold us and delivered us bound to our foe,
And the Gods of the Copybook Headings said: “Stick to the Devil you know.”

— from The Gods of the Copybook Headings by Rudyard Kipling

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